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Calculating Price For Artificial Installation

There are several variables that cause the cost of your artificial grass project to fluctuate. There are labor and supply costs, but what else affects the price? We're here to help you understand what goes into calculating prices for each artificial grass installation.

Cost Of Turf

First, the cost of the artificial grass itself. Depending on the quality, contractors get the grass at a couple of dollars per square foot. But then when they’re selling an install, the price increases to help cover labor costs.

Labor Costs

The contractor needs to make enough money to be able to pay his workers. People often forget that this is a major cost going into their installation and can get upset when they see prices rise. However, our team is well trained in artificial grass installation so it’s always best to pay the professionals to do a quality job well the first time. This will prevent you from having to pay more down the line to fix a botched job!

Cleaning And Hauling

Another cost that most clients don’t consider when gathering estimates from installers is the cost of cleaning up the worksite and removing old grass and dirt. We rent a container to place the waste in. This will cost money to rent, deliver, and pick up. Also, if your yard is elevated, additional fees will be added because the team will have to build a ramp for hauling. 

grass removal and hauling for artificial turf installation

Other Materials Needed

There also will be costs stemming from other important supplies needed for the installation. These include road base, infill, bender boards and/or treated wood boards, glue, nails, seaming tape, and stakes. The cost of these supplies will factor into the overall price of the install and will depend on the quality of materials used. 


Extra add ons will also always contribute to the cost of your project. If you request a weed preventer, an advanced drainage system, a padding system, a pet turf system, or any other add ons; your cost will increase. 


Even though we genuinely enjoy helping you design and install your dream project, we still need to make a profit at the end of the day. Most companies will need to make a minimum profit of $1,000 on each project in order to keep the business running.

As you can see, there are multiple factors that contribute to the cost of your project. If you ever have any questions regarding the cost of your specific project, please feel free to reach out to us at any time. We hope this helps!